Congratulations to alumnus Ian Yu, who obtained an internship at Microsoft this past summer and subsequently a job offer to join the prestigious company full-time next year. Currently a senior at the University of Washington, Yu is majoring in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI).
Distinguished alumni are a meaningful part of JSerra’s history and share a vital role in our future. When you first walked through these hallways, you became a Lion for life!
The indelible mark you have left has paved the way for more exceptional minds to continue down the path to greatness. As graduated Lions, you serve as mentors to our current students and advisors for the school’s growth. So welcome back, Lions — you have been missed!
JSerra alumnus Kyler Pettis ('11) won the coveted Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series at the 46th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards. He won for his role of Theo Carver on Days of Our Lives, which he played for three years until 2018.
Five JSerra alumni who play football at the prestigious University of Pennsylvania are currently in China to participate in the Global Ambassador Bowl. It is the first time an Ivy League has traveled to China to play football. The Quakers took part in the bowl through Global Football, the world's largest exporter of American football.
Junior Kenneth Woodsum competed in the 2018 Speedo Winter Junior Championships in Austin, Texas last week. Woodsum, a 2018 CIF finalist, qualified in the 100 backstroke (51.39), 200 backstroke (1:54.65), and 200 butterfly (1:54.98). Woodsum swam to his personal best times in all 3 events.
When Emily Day graduated from JSerra Catholic High School in 2014, she had no inkling that she'd become one of the nation's youngest female commercial real estate developers just four years later. As the 22-year-old Acquisition Manager at Heslin Holdings, which specializes in the investment and development of commercial properties, Day spends her busy work day building a portfolio of value-add acquisitions and building strong tenant relationships.
John Smallwood of the Philly Inquirer covers the unique, rare story of five JSerra alumni who have ended up in the same college program.